Women, Population and Environment Speaker Series
“EFFECTIVE ADVOCACY & CLIMATE CHANGE SCIENCE”
Presenter: Alice Madden, Wirth Chair in Sustainable Development
Monday, March 11, 2013 | 3- 4 p.m. |
Colorado State University, NESB, Room B215
Former Colorado House Majority Leader and CU’s Wirth Chair in Sustainable Development, Alice Madden, will discuss environmental literacy, Colorado’s energy portfolio and how to communicate climate science in a politicized world.
Bio: Alice Madden was appointed to the Timothy E. Wirth Chair in Sustainable Development at the University of Colorado in January 2011. Alice started her career in the high tech industry and practiced law for nine years before running for office. Elected in 2000, Alice served four terms as a Colorado State Representative, including four years as a House Majority Leader. One of Alice’s focuses in the legislature was building a new energy economy. As Wirth Chair, Alice continues her work with diverse stakeholders to grow a sustainable, clean energy economy and create the next generation of environmental leaders.